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Parks and Facilities

 

Title Address Phone
Jewett Park Community Center 836 Jewett Park Drive 847-945-0650
Sachs Recreation Center 455 Lake Cook Road 847-572-2600
Patty Turner Center 375 Elm Street 847-940-4010
Deerfield Golf Club 1201 Saunders Road, Riverwoods 847-945-8333
Mitchell Pool (in season) 951 Wilmot Road 847-945-7760
Deerspring Pool (in season) 200 Deerfield Road 847-945-7610

 

Jewett Park Community Center

The Jewett Park Community Center is the main building of the Deerfield Park District, located at 836 Jewett Park Drive. The telephone number is 847-945-0650 and the fax number is 847-945-0699. The community center houses the administrative offices, registration, the Deerfield Park District Preschool, Tree House Indoor Playground, and much of our recreation programming, including art and ceramics classes, cooking, preschool programs, some of our exercise classes, tap and ballet classes offered by the Deerfield Dance Studio, and some of our adult activities. Many of the rooms at the community center are available for rental. The office is closed in observance of major holidays.

Sachs Recreation Center

The Sachs Recreation Center opened May 1, 2009 and is the Deerfield Park District's newest facility. The Center, with nearly 100,000-square-foot of space, is located at 455 Lake Cook Road (near Waukegan Road). The telephone number is 847-572-2600. Formerly the Multiplex, this new Park District facility provides many new opportunities for fun, fitness, and recreation, including a fitness center, three gymnasiums, tennis and racquetball courts, an indoor pool, middle school game room and more -all at a great Park District value. Onsite childcare and a before- and after-kindergarten (with transportation available for Deerfield District 109 students) are available. The Sachs Recreation Center includes a four-lane, 20-yard indoor lap pool with a whirlpool, a four-lane jogging/walking track, two free-weight rooms, exercise and dance studios and additional programming space for fitness and recreation classes. A cafe offers healthy options for snacks or lunch. Facility and space rentals are available for parties and events; and plenty of parking is available by agreement with the Deerfield Park Plaza.

Deerfield Golf Club

The Deerfield Golf Club & Learning Center has numerous rental options for parties, banquets, meetings, and receptions. For information, please visit the Deerfield Golf Club website or call 847-945-8333.

Patty Turner Center

The Patty Turner Center is located at 375 Elm Street. The telephone number is 847-940-4010. David Shamrock is the Recreation Supervisor. The center serves a very active group of adults aged 50 and up and offers numerous activities and special events throughout the year.

Members enjoy computer and technology classes, men's and women's golf leagues, an investment club, art and exercise classes, bowling and bocce leagues, social and contract bridge, driving courses, trips and many other activities.

Call 847-940-4010 or email us at info@pattyturnercenter.org for more information.

Neighborhood Parks

For information about Deerfield's neighborhood parks and other special interest facilities, please visit this page.

Swimming Pools (2 outdoor, 1 indoor)

A full season of summer outdoor swim classes, lap swim, parent-tot swim and open swim opportunities are offered at our two outdoor swimming pools. Year-round indoor opportunities are available at Sachs Recreation Center. To view the full pool schedule view our pools page.
 

Mitchell (outdoor) Pool

951 Wilmot Rd. (at Hazel) - 847-945-7760
“Z” shaped pool ranging in depth from 2-1/2 to 5 feet deep. The diving bay is 12 feet deep. Youngsters will also enjoy our zero depth wading pool. Engraved brick pavers may be purchased for the pool entrance.

Deerspring (outdoor) Pool

200 Deerfield Rd. - 847-945-7610
“L”-shaped, Olympic-size pool that ranges from 3 to 5 feet at its deeper end. The diving bay is 11.6 feet deep, with a 1-meter diving board and a new drop slide. Deerspring features include a water slide in the shallow end and a zero-depth wading pool.

Sprayground at Deerspring

Our Sprayground is open before, during and after the regular pool season, depending upon the weather conditions. The Sprayground offers slides, geysers, water cannons and more!

Sachs Recreation Center (indoor) Pool

455 Lake Cook Road - 847-572-2600
Four-lane, 20-yard pool offering swimmers Lap Swim, Open Swim and Family Swim as well as Group and Private swim lessons that follow the American Red Cross Instructional program. Open Swim / Family Swim: Everyone is invited “Into the Pool!” on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00-3:00 p.m., year-round. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Lifeguards are on duty. Check the Sachs Rec Center website for additional hours on holidays. 

 

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Local Events

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November 2014
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Dec
06
Ceramic Workshops - Holiday Special
Event's details
December 06, 2014
Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join Richard Cohen in his one-day workshop. Create fun and exciting projects. Parents and children are welcome to take class together.
 
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
 
Dec
07
Candy Cane Train (New Name, Same Great Event)
Event's details
December 07, 2014
Time:01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

All Aboard! Experience a holiday event as we travel from the Metra Train Station on Deerfield Road to meet Santa and favorite holiday “friends.” Refreshments will be served. Be sure to bring your cameras because this will be a most memorable event for both you and your child(ren). As space is limited, you must register in advance for this event!
 
(01:00 PM - 03:30 PM)
 
Dec
07
Deerfield Community Band: Winter Concert
Event's details
December 07, 2014
Time:02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

The PTC is delighted to announce the return of the Deerfield Community Band to perform an afternoon concert of all your yuletide favorites…just perfect for the season! All are welcome!
 
(02:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
 
Dec
11
Theater D Auditions - Barefoot in the Park
Event's details
December 11, 2014
Time:07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Theater D returns for its 10th season.
 
(07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
 
Dec
13
Improv Boot Camp
Event's details
December 13, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Improv is a fun way of discovering yourself and realizing you are capable of making a difference. This workshop fosters collaboration among participants, promotes creative problem solving and provides tools for dealing with conflict. Our goal is to build and use the positive power of self-esteem to develop your confidence.
 
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 
Dec
13
Theater D Auditions - Barefoot in the Park
Event's details
December 13, 2014
Time:11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Theater D returns for its 10th season.
 
(11:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
20
Ceramic Workshops - Soap Dish
Event's details
December 20, 2014
Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join Richard Cohen in his one-day workshop. Create fun and exciting projects. Parents and children are welcome to take class together.
 
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
 
Dec
22
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
22
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
22
Winter Break Sports & Fun
Event's details
December 22, 2014
Time:09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

If your child needs some activity over break join Coach Lori and Nancy Healy for some sports and games at Jewett. We will also have time to make a key chain, share a snack and play with friends. Want to let your child bring a sack lunch and stay an extra hour to eat and play? Register for Section 02.
 
(09:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
 
Dec
22
Cupcake Day
Event's details
December 22, 2014
Time:12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Let your child find their inner baker during a school day off! Create delicious cupcakes with our teachers. Enjoy eating one and bring one home to your family! There will also be some time for a story and freeplay.
 
(12:30 PM - 02:30 PM)
 
Dec
22
School Days Out - Shedd Aquarium
Event's details
December 22, 2014
Time:09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Pick up and Drop off at JPCC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Travel with us to the Shedd Aquarium. We will explore the different aquatic life in the oceans, lakes, and rivers of the world. We will then watch an aquatic show of beluga whales, sea lions, and dolphins! Please bring a packed lunch and drink on this trip.
 
(09:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
 
Dec
23
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
23
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
24
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
24
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
25
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
25
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
26
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
26
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
27
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
27
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
28
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
28
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
29
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
29
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
29
School Days Out - Rinkside Sports
Event's details
December 29, 2014
Time:10:30 AM - 03:15 PM
Location: Pick up and Drop off at JPCC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Rinkside Sports in Gurnee offers a little bit of everything and a whole lot of fun! We’ll ice skate and play video games. You choose to play either laser tag or miniature golf. Plus, there’s pizza and soda for lunch!
 
(10:30 AM - 03:15 PM)
 
Dec
30
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
30
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Dec
30
School Days Out - Ring in the New Year at Jewett
Event's details
December 30, 2014
Time:10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Location: Pick up and Drop off at JPCC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Celebrate your favorite holiday happening at Jewett! We will make a holiday snack, watch a holiday movie, and weather permitting, build snow forts and play in the park. Please bring a sack lunch, drink, and weather appropriate clothing.
 
(10:00 AM - 02:30 PM)
 
Dec
31
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Dec
31
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Jan
01
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Jan
01
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Jan
02
Ceramic Winter Break Workshop
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Join Richard Cohen in his three-day winter break workshops. We will create decorative items while learning different techniques of glazing, decorating, and use of surface treatments.
 
(09:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
 
Jan
02
Winter Break Sports Camp
Event's details
December 22, 2014-January 02, 2015
Time:09:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location: Sachs Recreation Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Boys and girls interested in some holiday break competitive sports, including soccer, kickball, whiffle ball and basketball will enjoy this camp with Deerfield Park District staff. Have lunch in the café at Sachs. Please bring a sack lunch. After lunch there will be open swim. Sportsmanship, teamwork and having fun will be stressed during this camp.
 
(09:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
 
Jan
02
School Days Out - Nickel City
Event's details
January 02, 2015
Time:11:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Location: Pick up and Drop off at JPCC, Deerfield, IL -IL

Join the Deerfield Park District as we travel to Nickel City in Northbrook to play the hottest video and redemption games. Each child will receive $10.00 in nickels and there are also 30 games that are free to play! Pizza and soda will be provided for lunch.
 
(11:00 AM - 03:30 PM)
 
Jan
17
Throwing, Finishing & Glazing – Wheel Throwing 2-Day Workshops
Event's details
January 17, 2015
Time:01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

On the first Saturday Workshop you will learn basic techniques of throwing and designing with lots of one-on-one attention. On the next Saturday, decorate your thrown piece with a variety of glazing finishes and techniques.
 
(01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
 
Jan
22
Patty Turner Center: A Night in the Islands - Polynesian Nights
Event's details
January 22, 2015
Time:05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Location: Patty Turner Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Enjoy this tropical evening getaway gala as the PTC presents its first-ever, “Night in the Islands” Polynesian Nights Party featuring the Polynesian Island Dance Review and the tropical island fare of Hel’s Kitchen Northbrook! It’s a terrifc night of Tikis and Tom-Toms!”
 
(05:30 PM - 09:00 PM)
 
Jan
23
Half Day Happenings
Event's details
January 23, 2015
Time:11:40 AM - 06:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Don’t know what to do on a half day of school? Simple! Come to the Deerfield Park District for games and fun. A variety of games, activities, and fun projects will be offered. Deerfield Park District will provide transportation from the District 109 Elementary Schools.
 
(11:40 AM - 06:00 PM)
 
Jan
24
Improv Boot Camp
Event's details
January 24, 2015
Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Jewett Park Community Center, Deerfield, IL -IL

Improv is a fun way of discovering yourself and realizing you are capable of making a difference. This workshop fosters collaboration among participants, promotes creative problem solving and provides tools for dealing with conflict. Our goal is to build and use the positive power of self-esteem to develop your confidence.
 
(10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
 

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